Cybersecurity Guide

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Operating a small business comes with the responsibility of safeguarding sensitive company and customer data. While cyber-attacks may seem like a problem reserved for major corporations, small companies are attractive targets for hackers. Taking a proactive approach by educating yourself about cybersecurity will allow you to make informed decisions to protect your business. Investing time in developing cyber threat awareness and a response plan can help prevent your small business from becoming the next victim of a crippling data breach.

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NBDC Cyber Workbook

The information in this workbook is a starting point for your planning and should be updated regularly. As the cybersecurity landscape continues to change rapidly, so must your business strategy and operations.

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NBDC Cyber Do’s & Don’ts

Cybersecurity for small businesses is paramount in safeguarding sensitive information and maintaining trust with customers. Implementing strong password policies, regularly updating software, and conducting employee training on safe online practices are essential practices to protect against cyber threats.

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NBDC Cyber Solutions

We understand that cybersecurity is a new and scary area for a lot of small businesses. This is usually because as a small business owner you just do not know where to start. This is why we created this cyber solutions one-pager, to help give every business owner a starting point. These listings are provided solely as convenience. Nebraska SBDC does not imply or intend endorsement nor accept any responsibility for the use of products and/or services provided by listed companies. Nor does the Nebraska SBDC warrant the quality, safety, suitability, or reliability of listed companies, their products and/or services.)

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NBDC Cyber Tips

In an increasingly digital world, safeguarding your small business against cyber threats is of paramount importance. These cybersecurity tips are designed to provide practical and effective strategies to help protect your valuable data and maintain the trust of your customers.

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NBDC Ransomware

Ransomware is a form of malware that encrypts a victim’s information and holds it for ransom. It is often designed to spread across a network and target all critical information, and can quickly paralyze an entire small business. It is a growing threat, generating billions of dollars in payments to cybercriminals and inflicting significant damage and expenses for businesses and governmental organizations.